Hurricane Irene Hits East CoastHurricane Irene pounded coastal regions of North Carolina, Virginia and neighboring states as it headed north on a track expected to take the storm right over New York City and into New England later this weekend.
Hurricane Irene Hits East Coast
Hurricane Irene pounded coastal regions of the east coast.
In preparing the public for a disaster, officials want to make the right call, but they also want to avoid blame.
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Jarrid Gonyea and his wife, Michelle, check out damage caused by Tropical Storm Irene on Hurricane Road in Keene, N.Y., on Monday. The costs of the storm that stretched across the Eastern Seaboard are estimated to be in the billions.
A man rests at the Trenton, N.J., train station on Monday, where some commuters were caught off guard when they found there were no trains. Damage from Hurricane Irene forced New Jersey Transit to suspend rail service.